Tarsida

21 Jan

Tarsida

TarsidaClass: Mammals Order: Primates Family: Tarsida There were many in the past, and they lived in the northern hemisphere. Today there is only one genus, with three species and twelve subspecies. Tarsids are the size of a mouse. The hind limbs are long, adapted to the jump; The fingers end in adhesive discs. The trunk […]

Snake vine!

20 Jan

Snake vine!

Snake vine is a snake that lives in environments with trees. He usually spends most of his day in the trees, being almost always confused with the vegetation of the tree. It is a snake that can reach an average length of 1.2 meters being quite agile. She is also a fearful snake, who prefers […]

Narwhal

19 Jan

Narwhal

The Narwhal(Monodon monoceros), also known as unicorn of the sea, is a rare marine mammal that lives in the icy waters of the Arctic Circle. From the order of the cetaceans (relative of the whales), the animal is known mainly by what appears to be a horn coming out of its head. This, in fact, […]

Squid.

18 Jan

Squid.

Squids are mollusks of the cephalopod class, which live in the sea and breathe through gills. The body of the squid is divided into head, visceral mass and tentacles. Different from their close relatives, the shellfish (bivalves) and the slugs (gastropods), the squid do not have an outer hard shell, but an inner shell, and […]

Purple toad

17 Jan

Purple toad

The Purple toad (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) is one of the toad species belonging to the Sooglossidae family. It can be found in the Western Ghats in India. Some English names that have been used for this species are: Purple Toad, Toad-purple-Indian, Toad-pignose. Although the adult toad was formally described in October 2003, the taxon was recognized […]

Nightingale

16 Jan

Nightingale

Nightingale, also known as common nightingale, is a small bird previously classified as a member of the family Turdídeos more belonging to the family of the Muscicapideos that are restricted to the Old World. The song of the nightingale, has been described as one of the most beautiful children in nature, inspiring songs, fairy tales, […]

Shark elfin

15 Jan

Shark elfin

The Shark elfin is probably one of the scariest species of fish in existence. Living in deep water – from 200 meters – this shark is up to 4 meters long and can be found in the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans. It is believed that this is one of the oldest sharks in the […]

Shrew, the smallest mammal in the world!

14 Jan

Shrew, the smallest mammal in the world!

Has anyone heard about the shrews? These animals are small mammals that have a high rate of metabolism and therefore need to eat at all times. Some species may die if they stay for more than six hours without eating. In Brazil there are no species of this graceful animal, however, in other parts of […]

Batfish

13 Jan

Batfish

A different fish attracts looks from more curious people. Popularly known as batfish, it differs by having a triangular body and different lips. Scientifically called Ogcocephalus vespertilio, the animal has the flattened body from the back to the belly. Your mouth with the red color catches your eye. It measures between 10 and 15 centimeters, […]

Moles

12 Jan

Moles

The common mole rarely needs to get out of the lair because its food (basically worms, snails and insect larvae) comes through the walls, floor and roof of its shelter. About a thousand paralyzed worms were found in a mole’s pantry, stored to be eaten during the winter, when it is difficult to find food. […]